Assistant Director of University Renovations


Position Information

University Code 17344 University Title Senior Manager 1, Facilities Management University Job Family Facilities Management ORP Eligible Yes For more information on ORP, visit: Retirement Plans
Recruitment Pool All Applicants Recruitment Type Multi Title Scope of Search Local Working Title Assistant Director of University Renovations Position Number 579190 Is this employee on a H1B Visa? Position Type Staff Job Status Full-Time FLSA Indicator Exempt Employee Group University Employee Department Construction & Inspection Organizational Overview

At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity, service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. A premier, urban, public research university nationally recognized as one of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place to work. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supported and your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leave package, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and an opportunity to do mission-driven work.

Position Primary Purpose and General Responsibilities

Great Benefits to include the following: Paid Annual and Holiday Leave, Competitive Health Benefits, Training, Virginia Retirement System, Tuition Waiver up to 2 Classes per Semester, Parental Leave, Caregiving Leave, Community Service Leave.

Facilities Management’s mission is to enable the university to carry out its mission of teaching, research and public service by providing cost effective and efficient planning, design, construction, and maintenance services.

VCU University Renovations is a sub-unit of Construction Management focused on active management of a wide range of mid to smaller magnitude construction projects. University Renovations is a fast-paced environment where a large volume of projects will be in varied states of progress at any one time. This position is the primary manager of VCU’s University Renovations unit responsible for overseeing critical unit resources and processes while personally managing select critical projects. This position is the primary manager of all University Renovations daily staff operations to include administrative, project management, and project inspection. Financial management and business operational decisions are key components of this position’s duties to ensure the Unit meets the needs of the University and individual clients effectively. Customer relations is a critical aspect of this position in communicating and resolving varied project scenarios and expectations as well as ensuring proper communication through all reporting levels. In addition to customer relations, this position negotiates equitable solutions with contractors, architects, engineers, and other stakeholders. This position strives to lead the University Renovations unit in providing great service and client experiences through quality construction management.

Minimum Hiring Standards

VCU Facilities Management is seeking to hire an Assistant Director of University Renovations within the Construction Management unit. This position requires extensive complex commercial construction management experience to include proficiency with project scheduling, negotiating contracts, and managing organizational and project budgets. Demonstrated ability to manage balanced operational budget and finances in a highly regulated environment. Above average written and oral communication skills and ability to draft project scopes and prepare bid documentation. Effective supervisory and personnel management skills.

Ability to accomplish multiple tasks concurrently with minimal supervision.
Strong proficiency with electronic construction management software and technologies. An equivalent combination of education, training and experience in building construction “means and methods” and construction estimating required. Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a staff member at VCU .
Virginia Driver’s License.

Preferred Hiring Standards

Ability to accurately interpret and communicate CPM schedules.
Proficient knowledge of State of Virginia Construction and Professional Services Procurement.
Proficient knowledge of State of Virginia – CO-7 Construction General Terms and Conditions.
Proficient with virtual and remote operation technologies.

Required Licenses/ Certifications

Virginia Driver’s License

Anticipated Hiring Range $75,000 - $80,000 Application Process/Additional Information Campus MCV and Monroe Park Campus Hours/Week 40 Normal Work Days/Hours M-F, 8:00am-5:00pm, some off-hour work when required by project needs Job Open Date 03/26/2021 Posting will close on or before Open Until Filled Yes Job Category Accounting/ Management/ Professional Is this a restricted position? No Is this position eligible to participate in alternative work arrangements? Yes Sensitive Position No Resource Critical Yes Quick Link https://www.vcujobs.com/postings/104625 Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have any prior experience as an owner/operator of a private/for profit construction business?
    • Yes
    • No
Optional & Required Documents
Required Documents Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Other Document
  3. Resume
  4. Curriculum Vitae (CV)


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